The Weekly Hash - March 22, 2013

Searching from the top of the world to the bottom of the Atlantic ocean to bring you - and make fun of - this week’s top tech stories

Marissa Mayer needs advice from Mark Zuckerberg
Credit: ITworld/Phil Johnson
Marissa Mayer needs advice from Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg was the nation’s highest rated CEO in a recent survey of workers.

 

He got a 99% approval rating among Facebook employees - which isn’t surprising since they knew their votes would be made public by default.

 

More silly topical tech jokes in the full ITworld article "The Weekly Hash - March 22, 2013"

...and please let Notre Dame win the Final Four
Credit: REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian
...and please let Notre Dame win the Final Four

Pope Francis tweeted for the first time this week.

 

His first tweet asked people to pray for him; his second tweet asked people to pray for his Final Four picks.

 

More silly topical tech jokes in the full ITworld article "The Weekly Hash - March 22, 2013"

Apollo F-1 rocket or Lindsay Lohan's Porsche?
Credit: Bezos Expeditions
Apollo F-1 rocket or Lindsay Lohan's Porsche?

An expedition led by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has recovered parts of two Apollo F-1 rocket engines from the bottom of the Atlantic ocean.

 

For help in restoring the wrecked, twisted metal, they’ve hired Lindsay Lohan’s mechanic.

 

More silly topical tech jokes in the full ITworld article "The Weekly Hash - March 22, 2013"

Looks unseasonably warm on Kilimanjaro
Credit: Google
Looks unseasonably warm on Kilimanjaro

Google Maps now includes images from the peaks of four of the highest mountains in the world.

 

Somehow, they still managed to get photobombed by a guy relieving himself.

 

More silly topical tech jokes in the full ITworld article "The Weekly Hash - March 22, 2013"

World's most expensive NCAA pool server
World's most expensive NCAA pool server

The Mars Curiosity rover was put into safe mode for two days earlier this week while engineers fixed a software bug.

 

The good news is they got Curiosity’s computer functioning in time to host NASA’s March Madness pool.

 

More silly topical tech jokes in the full ITworld article "The Weekly Hash - March 22, 2013"